VAT seminar – “An Inspector Calls”

  • Date: 18 Jul 2019
  • Time: 08:00 - 10:00
  • Venue: Smith & Williamson, Portwall Place, Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NA

Does the idea of a VAT inspection fill you with dread? Have you ever wondered what might trigger one or what happens during a VAT visit? This seminar is aimed at all VAT registered businesses and will help guide you through the process. It will cover off common VAT errors, help you understand HMRC assessments and penalties as well as providing guidance on what to do if you can’t pay the VAT due.

Investigation magnified


08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:30 Presentations
  • Introduction
  • What to expect?
  • The typical process
  • Pre-repayment credibility
  • VAT verification checks
  • Full inspection
  • Customer Compliance Managers
  • Managing expectations and corresponding with HMRC
  • Assessments & the 4 year cap
  • Penalties & mitigation
  • Time to Pay arrangements
  • Common issues, VAT errors & pitfalls
  • How can we help?

Who should attend?

This briefing is high level in its content and is aimed at senior finance staff who are involved with the VAT compliance process. If you can’t attend but would like someone to attend in your place, please forward this invitation to a colleague.



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